File:A. Provost - Versailles - Railroad Disaster.jpg|thumb|Versailles rail accident in 1842, 55 people were killed including the French explorer Jules Dumont d'Urville.
Image:Train wreck at Montparnasse 1895.jpg|thumb|Montparnasse derailment, train wreck at Gare Montparnasse, Paris, France, 1895File:Chandler-Arizona Railroad museum-Engine Tender Wheels-1907.JPG|200px|thumb|Wheels from Engine Tender #013 which was destroyed in a wreck in 1907 on a bridge over Village Creek State Park (Texas)|Village Creek between Silsbee, Texas|Silsbee and Beaumont, Texas. The wheels are on display in the Arizona Railway Museum.
A '''train wreck''' or '''train crash''' is a type of disaster
involving one or more train
s. Train wrecks often occur as a result of miscommunication, as when a moving train meets another train on the same track; or an accident, such as when a train
wheel jumps off...